Cycloramphus brasiliensis (Steindachner, 1864)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Cycloramphus > Species: Cycloramphus brasiliensis

Telmatobius brasiliensis Steindachner, 1864, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 14: 282. Holotype: NHMW 22921, according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 29, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 34. Type locality: "Brasilien (wahrscheinlich die Umgebung von Rio Janeiro)". Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 93, considered the type locality to be "provàvelmente arredores da cidade do rio de Janeiro", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Iliodiscus pinderi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 269. Holotype: MZUSP 1008 (formerly 647), according to Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 264. Type locality: "Ilha de S. Sebastião, S. Paulo", Brazil; corrected to Serra de Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Gorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 47. Synonymy by Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 295.

Cycloramphus brasiliensisBarbour and Noble, 1920, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 63: 407. Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 276; Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 69.

Grypiscus pinderiBarbour, 1925, Copeia, 138: 8.

Iliodiscus brasiliensisMiranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 46.

Cyclorhamphus pinderiLutz, 1929, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 22: 10.

Grypiscus brasiliensisMiranda-Ribeiro, 1935, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 19: 416.

Cycloramphus pinderiBokermann, 1951, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 84.

English Names

Brazilian Button Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).

Distribution

Serra dos Órgãos and Serra da Mantiqueira, Rio de Janeiro (state), Brazil, 800-1200 m elevation.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Cycloramphus fuliginosus by Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 295, where it had been placed by Bokermann, 1951, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 80. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 619.

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